An 82-year-old woman, her three daughters and a male guard were found dead inside a house on Saturday in Delhi, police said.
According to the Newspaper, A lot of properties alongside GT Road in Shahdara belong to the family", said Naresh Prakash, a local trader.But every local businessman and resident Hindustan Times spoke to on Saturday said that outsiders could hardly ever step into the huge haveli that housed 40 members of the extended Jindal family."The family never had a dispute with anyone in the neighbourhood.
The police said they received a PCR call at 7:30 am in the morning about the brutal murder of 5 people.
The house was found ransacked but it was not known if any valuables were stolen.
The deceased include four women Urmila (65), Sangeeta Gupta ( 43), Nupur (35), Anjali (33), and security guard Rakesh (50).
Recalling how the murders were discovered, Rakesh Jindal, another relative said he had gone for a morning walk when the vendor who provides flowers to the family for puja daily told him that the guard was lying dead in a pool of blood.
Some people known to the family had claimed in front of the police that the killings could be a fallout of a property dispute, a charge denied by the family which claimed that the killings were carried out by robbers. He said, "Crime scene indicates friendly entry, can not say the motive behind the murders now". We have registered a case and have started investigations and efforts are on to nab the culprits.
According to the Delhi police, a family of seven brothers was living near Jindal Mills. All five had their throats slit. "No one heard anything". They informed the police. Two of them were unmarried and the eldest was also a widow. "It looks like the accused were professional killers", the woman said.
As per CNN-News18, the deceased were stabbed with a sharp weapon, which has been recovered from the spot.